Engineering unarguably, is one of the best courses with Employment to study in Nigeria in 2018. It is also a core science area and so is one of those courses that does not require Literature in English in Jamb or even WAEC or other O’Level Examinations.
There are so many Engineering courses in Nigeria and some times, you as a student may have a hard time knowing what engineering course would be best for you to study in Nigeria.
First of all, there are a lot of factors you should consider before choosing a course to study in Nigeria. At the moment, with the rate of unemployment in Nigeria, the most important factor you should consider is the rate of employment the course has provided past graduates. The good thing about some courses is that they afford you the opportunity to go into entrepreneuship. Hence you may be less concerned about employment opportunities.
Another factor any student would or should consider is the renumeration the course can afford, in other terms, “how much you would earn if employed to work in a field related to that which you have studied in the University or polytechnic.
Generally speaking, Most engineering jobs are pay very well though if you get employed by the well known companies especially the Oil companies.
Another important factor is the scope the course covers that is how wide is your range of opportunities. Stream lined courses have their advantages as well as their disadvantages
Among the full list of Engineering courses in Nigeria, courses like:
Agricultural and Bio-Resources Engineering
Food Science and Engineering
Project Management Technology
Chemical / Petrochemical Engineering
Transportation and Management Technology
Urban and Regional Planning
Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
Computer and Information Science
Industrial Production and Engineering
Communication and Multimedia Design
Maritime Management Technology
Materials and Production Engineering
Mechanical and Production Engineering
Metallurgical & Material Engineering
Environmental Management Technology
putting all these factors into consideration, we have come up with the list of Best Engineering courses you can study in Nigeria, presently.
Best Engineering Courses in Nigeria
1. Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines. (src: here ).
Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest fields of engineering with so many applications in real life and fields to specialize in. Although,not many schools in Nigeria have what is takes to train mechanical engineers in Nigeria, the course in Itself is a good one and students who excel i this field could sometimes get opportunities to further abroad using schemes like PTDF Overseas Scholarship.
A good number of Universities in Nigeria offer Mechanical Engineering in Nigeria. They include:
2. Software Engineering
With the recent advancement in technology, Software engineering has become one of the most important courses in the tech field.
Their services are continuously required especially for the ones who know their job very well. Opportunities would continue to see a continuous increase.
3. Electrical Electronics Engineering
Electrical engineering is a branch of engineering deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.
Electrical engineering is one of the best engineering courses to study at this time due to it’s versatility.
Universities Offering Electrical Engineering in Nigeria